Chemist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 1,644 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 16, 2019
Average salary
$66,392 per year
  • Most Reported
$16,000
$150,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Chemist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Chemist is $66,392 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 1,644 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Chemist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Chemist is 1-3 years.
Chemist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$84,690 per year
$74,897 per year
$70,594 per year
$85,335 per year
$80,722 per year
$80,722 per year
$79,701 per year
$77,066 per year
$68,613 per year
$72,312 per year
Chemist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$86,101 per year
$66,878 per year
$24.45 per hour
$19.38 per hour
$14.92 per hour

Chemist job openings

Cosmetic Chemist in Personal Care Manufacturing Lab
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West Melbourne, FL
Scientist I/II Chromatography / Analytical Chemist (part-time; temporary)
ScitoVation
Durham, NC
Mass Spectrometry - Scientist II
Frederick National Laboratory
Frederick, MD
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